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FIXED-TERM EMPLOYEES: The consultation question

04 April 2014  

Helen Burgess reviews a recent case on whether the termination of a fixed-term contract must inevitably be a redundancy dismissal

In a case that spells good news for employers using fixed-term contracts, the Court of Session has confirmed that the expiry of such contracts did not trigger a requirement to collectively consult with appropriate representatives.

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    USDAW v Ethel Austin (in Administration) [2013] UKEAT/0548/12/KN

    University College Union v University of Stirling [2014] CSIH 5